Our Team

Cary Schneiderat

Cary Schneiderat, B.A, LLB graduated with his LLB from the University of Manitoba in 1999. Cary was called to the bar in Manitoba in 2000 and in British Columbia in 2004.

Cary is a former partner of Manitoba’s oldest law firm (Tupper and Adams founded in 1882) and current owner of Pearce Schneiderat. Cary practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law (both as a Solicitor and Litigator) Commercial and Residential Real Estate Development and Conveyancing, Wills and Estates and other general litigation matters.

Cary remains active and committed to the community. He has served on the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce Board for over a decade with terms as President in 2008, 2009 and 2018; Past nominee for Business Leader of the year; Fellow of Junior Chamber International-Penticton; Current and past board member for numerous non-profit societies; Years of service with pro-bono legal clinic; Past Board member for the Downtown Penticton Association.

Cary has been married for 24 years and has a son and daughter who were proudly raised in Winnipeg and Penticton.

Cary’s greatest pride (other than his family) is the relationship he develops with his clients.

Phone: (250) 492 0907

Cory Goodrich

Cory became a lawyer in 2008 after graduating from law school at UBC. He has worked at our Summerland office location since 2008 and also services our Penticton office.

Cory has experience with general estate planning such as wills, powers of attorney and representation agreements, and also assists clients with end of life estate administration such as an application for a grant of probate. He assists clients with general corporate matters, including the purchase or sale of a business. He also welcomes clients who are buying, selling or refinancing a home or in need of a family law lawyer. Cory has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia but also has the experience to offer practical solutions outside the courtroom.

Cory is active in the community, including his role as the supervising lawyer for both the poverty law advocate and family law advocate at the Penticton & Area Access Society, a clinic which offers legal advocacy to low-income residents of the South Okanagan.

Phone: (250) 492 0907 (Penticton)
Phone: (250) 494 0442 (Summerland)

Megan Amanda McLeod

Megan Amanda McLeod was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2015. She completed her undergraduate degree in Human Resources at the University of British Columbia. Megan attended law school in New York at Hofstra University. She was called to the New York Bar in 2014. Megan has a general practice, with a focus on family law. In 2018 she received her accreditation from the Law Society of British Columbia as a Family Law ADR Professional and intends to develop a family mediation practice in the Okanagan.

She is involved in several organizations in the community including the Penticton Women in Business, the Chamber of Commerce in Penticton and Summerland, and Summerland Rotary. Megan is also seeking opportunities to become more involved in the community of Princeton and surround areas.

Phone: (250) 492 0907

Benamm Maughn

Benamm was called to the British Columbia bar in October 2016 after graduating from law school at Bond University and has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Victoria.

Benamm is originally from 100 Mile House BC, but has been practicing law and living in the Penticton area for the past four years. Benamm has a general practice with a focus in civil litigation.

When not at work Benamm enjoys wood-working and outdoor pursuits. Benamm also enjoys exploring the Greater Okanagan and all that it has to offer.

Phone: (250) 492 0907

Betti White

Betti was born and raised in Penticton BC. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Saskatchewan and Alberta, respectively, followed by a foray into business. Betti envisioned and developed a chemical-free cleaning company in Saskatoon, SK and Calgary, AB followed by a return to BC for her law degree at Thompson Rivers University (TRU).

During her time in law school, she volunteered for Pro Bono Students Canada promoting a legal clinic in assistance of marginally housed individuals and worked as a Research Assistant collecting empirical research for the eventual implementation of a new mental health community court in Kamloops, BC.  Betti was the first Thompson Rivers University Law student to ever place in the Macintyre Cup Oral Advocacy Criminal Law Moot and subsequently qualified and proudly represented TRU Law at the Sopinka Cup in Ottawa in March 2019.

Betti is known for her zealous advocacy and strong communication style with clients. She believes that justice is for all individuals regardless of financial ability, race, creed, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, mental or physical ability, national or ethnic origin, colour, age or citizenship and she accepts both private and legal aid clientele. Regardless of ability to pay, Betti strives to find efficient and cost-effective methods of advocacy in a desire to build long term satisfaction in her clients and to support her neighbours in the communities within which she serves.

Betti is currently called to the British Columbia and Alberta Bars and is entitled to practice law in both BC and Alberta.

Now accepting clients in Princeton, Osoyoos, Oliver, Penticton, Summerland and Kelowna.

Phone: (250) 492 0907